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Monday, December 3, 2012

High Wind Warning Tonight Into Tuesday

South Bend, Washington – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland has issued a high wind warning which is in effect from 12:00 a.m. tonight to 12:00 p.m. Tuesday for the South Washington and North and Central Oregon Coasts.  

·     South winds 35 to 45 mph with gusts to 65 mph are expected near beaches and headlands.
·     Coastal communities can expect south winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts between 45-55 mph.
·     Winds will peak early Tuesday between 2:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
·     Broken tree limbs and power outages are possible on Tuesday morning.  

For the most up to date weather information from the NWS please visit http://www.weather.gov/portland. This page brings up all advisories, watches, and warnings for the Southwest Washington area. 

Precautionary/Preparedness Actions:
A high wind warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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